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of those i was the general manager in boston at there and i am aware of the operating practices there, and it's beston and pick the government center and the green line -- several lines go into the green line and trains frequently switched there. that is just one example. we also reached out after we saw the initial report that said that others did not do switchbacks. we reached out to other transit systems that we listed in our response that owls do switchbacks so again the same caveat. all of the other transit systems will tell you would they prefer not to do switchbacks? yes they would. in some cases, in the case of bart they have tracks and they can do other things but they also do switch backs and schedule them everyday as well, so in our view and base some of our personal experiences and discussions with others, other systems do use switch backs. >> okay. maybe i will ask the grand jury this as well, but from your point of view were these not jurisdictions communicating to them during the course of their investigation? >> i did not see that until the finding so we were brief
controller did a study and comparing muni to five other systems these cities included boston, seattle, new york, oakland and san jose or santa clara mta. they all had higher scores than muni. muni was on the bottom. we included bart. since they said other systems did it we decided to look at the systems in paris france. it took months to identify the right officials and in this case either the head of operations or the systems schedulinger all but one which was new york agreed to an extensive interview by two of us and per the rules we were not identified. nevertheless of the interviews as described in the report were significant. all transit systems it became clear had multiple systems that were similar and had challenges and all needed to deal with complex traffic, scheduling, and terrain problems uniquely their own, and yet as we had known the san francisco controller's survey had shown all had higher reliability and rider seaferz than muni and we determined that all systems use switchbacks they only did so in cases of equipment break down or emergencies except for one. one syst
. sherman was stationed in boston, massachusetts at the beginning of her career, she was stationed in boston. she observed and reported the weather, search and rescue calls and oceanographic studies. the 378 cutters were well built for these that patrols and excellent scientific and communication facilities. in 1971, sherman's emphasize changed from patrol to drug interaction. the sherman seized the panamanian freighter and confiscated the largest drug seizure in history. in 1977, the u.s. adopted the 200 mile exclusive economic zone in response to growing concern over marine region. especially off the vast coast line of the north pacific and the berring see. in may of 1979, cutter sherman was transferred to alameda, california. including fishery, law enforcement, drug interactions. sherman and her sister were the only regular u.s. armed forces. >> in may of 1986, sherman was delivered to the shipiard for renovatio renovatio shipyard for renovations. [inaudible] >> after completing the trial period of this project, sheave recommissioned as part of new generation fully operational marine vess
and western maryland. wet at times from boston to d.c. and western new york. also showers dampen roads in the northern rockies and the pacific northwest. >> if you're flying, expect residual airport delays from sandy from boston, new york city, philadelphia and washington, d.c. >>> and good news to pass on to travelers this morning. new york's la guardia airport is reopening with limited service today. some subway lines will also begin running. but recovery is a lot slower in other areas. >> like hoboken, new jersey, where as many as 20,000 residents are still stranded in their flooded homes. 25% of the city is underwater. and now, that standing water is becoming contaminated. residents are patient but worried. >> it's scary. you don't know how long you're going to be stuck here. you don't know how you're going to get out of town. >> the national guard has been delivering ready-to-eat meals for stranded residents. others lucky enough to get to a store are finding prices jacked way up. >> the worst flooding in that city in two centuries. >>> and while the storm's been dominating the hea
. chains including starbucks apple bies and boston market may see a boost in sales. the restaurant industry may be hit initially due to closings but sales will eventually pick up as consumers dine out and experience cabin fever. here in new york city, many are turning to starbucks for power and wi-fi. abc is asking a judge to toss out its lawsuit over pink slime. more on that coming later. i hope you guys are ok over there. >> doing just fine. thanks so much. >> glad you're all right. thanks so much. let's check in at the live desk. >> we are following breaking news. we know the university of southern california campus remains on lockdown at this hour. in fact, the university just released an alert to students telling them to seek shelter, stay indoors and avoid opening doors for unknown people. the shooting suspect still remains at large. we have learned that several victims, possibly up to four, have been taken to local hospitals in los angeles. witnesses telling the l.a. times this morning that the shooting happened at a party in the
to run trains between boston and connecticut and they're still trying to remove the water from the tunnels in new york city and trains are expected to have slow running limited service starting tomorrow. >>> in the wake of sandy, two wireless giants are coming together to help the victims of the storm. at&t and t-mobile will allow customers in the storm zone to make cals on either network without enduring any roaming charges. >>> senator barbara mccull ski she's touring the red cross disaster center station. workers and volunteers have been deployed to help those who are affected by the storm. today and tomorrow all fares on trains, subways and buses in new york city will be free. the governor wants to encourage people to take mass transit. the army corps of engineers is bringing in high speed pumps devices to help clear wate in the tuns. >>> the 2012 country music awards are tonight. brad paisley is co-hosting the store along with carrie underwood. it starts at 8:00. >>> you hate getting gas because it seems to get more and more expensive every day. today you could be in luck
. they need to get things fixed before saturday night's home opener against boston. rookie shooting guard bradley biel was quiet, scoring just eight points. but we know he can play. he will have more good nights than bad ones. right now, though, randy whitman wants to see the bradley biel of old. >> basically, i could take myself hard. i was all over the place. i wasn't as hyped or active on both ends as i usually am. the coach pointed out it's hard for me to see. i think i'm playing hard. but until they show you the film, it's totally different. the film never lies. >> you know, we talk a lot about robert griffin, iii and how impressive he is. i think we're going to be saying the same thing about bradley biel two or three months from now. >> he's got game. i'll be happy to see him turn it around. >> he needs help. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that rht now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and
in the boston section of arlington still in the dark. surae chinn spent the day with crews trying to get the lights back on. >> reporter: it's a welcome sight to residents after sandy's destruction. >> what we have here is what was a real quagmire. >> reporter: the more damage, the longer the outage and the wait for repairs. waiting anxiously is agnes, bundled up on day two without power, she's learned from, pierce with four days in the dark -- experience with four days in the dark from the derecho. the kristin family is trying to stay plugged in. >> we went down to the local starbucks and filled up the local electricity to get some homework done. >> how cold is it? >> it's freezing. >> did you do all your homework? >> reporter: heard the moment it all went dark. at the height of the storm a tree came crashing down taking
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rail between new york and boston. wouldn't that be great development. >> eliot: what is also critical in addition to adding as a second avenue, high speed rail to boston is maintaining the infrastructure. one of the things that we learned in the last 48 hours is how vulnerable we are to the sort of flood such a this, which we never thought would happen, but it did. this is where federal dollars need to be focused as well. >> absolutely. they're beginning with the generators and the army corp of engineers is down taking care of it with personnel. i just did a delegation letter trying to get more emergency funds for transportation. because they're on a slim budget as you know from your days in albany. they don't have the money to do the backup from this needed repair that we need right now. we need more federal dollars going to transportation, and all these areas and you were talking about bellevue. i toured nyu medical today. he was in the hospital with pneumonia, and that hospital is in devastation. all their major equipment was in the basement. it's all been destroyed. the stench is
, ray allen también trato de saludar a sus excompañeros que casi ni lo pelan los boston celtics, el miami heat sumó la cuenta para poder derrotar a boston celtics. >>> mientras tanto los Ángeles lakers debutaron con nash y howard, ante los mavericks de dallas sin nowinsky, howard anotó 19 puntos, después kobe bryant con paul gasol para 45 puntos para los mavericks de dallas que se alejaron a 17 puntos, y consiguieron su primera victoria. >>> en el fútbol mexicano si algo tiene claro emanuel tito villa que se va de epumas, aún cuando sea titular, villa espera rescindir su contrato, el reciente cese del director técnico no es razón para continuar en el equipo. >>> en la copa mx es lafinal esta noche, correcaminos y dorados buscan la copa, los goles, la acción esta noche por galavisión a las 11 del este, 8 del pacífico >>> bueno, chicas, ahí está la información deportiva, recuerde para seguir en univisiondeportes.com así que, continuamos con más de primer impacto >>> muy bien. >>> si me dejas ahora.ión >>> ah. >>> no seré capaz de sobrevivir. >>> seÑor director, no e
to offer limited service at laguardia tomorrow. in washington, boston, newark, and new york's john f. kennedy, airport operations are returning to normal. flightaware estimates 2,800 flights were canceled today, down from a peak of almost 8,000 on monday. tomorrow, 530 flights have been officially scrapped, but that will grow, if as seems likely, laguardia has trouble opening tomorrow. add it up and airlines took a big hit from sandy. >> you can multiply 18,000 canceled flights by a few tens of thousands of dollars in revenue per flight and you're well north of $100 million in lost revenue. some of it they will be able to recover by flying flightmore full over the next week, but a lot of it is gone. >> reporter: if it rolls on the ground, recovery will take longer.mo amtrak is providing limited service south and north of new york. but it gave no estimate for when flooded tunnels will be cleared and service restored into new york's penn station. darren gersh, "n.b.r.," washington. >> sie: the crippled transportation system is a big headache for feiex, joining us paul tronsor. he runs
at the 40s across the board. 43 psychsville, we're at 41 degrees in manchester and boston 44 degrees right now. annapolis 42, cambridge 44 and we have the temperatures but we're also dealing with the breezy conditions for today. these are your wind gusts, much different. we can see we won't be dealing with the real strong wind as we go throughout the day. let's get a check of the time saver traffic with lauren cook. >>> if you are traveling on 95 no problems getting down to dc or if you are traveling north towards the tunnels fort mcreason are you in great shape and if you are using the jfx it's going to take you a typical 1 # minutes to travel southbound. as we check in and take a look outside here's what the beltway looks like, no problems getting down to 95 or if you are traveling the inner loop up towards pikesville. >>> whether it's regular or diet, doctors say soda is not good for your health. one doctor feels so songly about it he wants his staff to cut back. we're going to have the details on the just say no to pop campaign. >> also flooded bases and destroyed yards aren't the only
reside in massachusetts. many of them reside in boston and cambridge. he was a one-term governor in boston. he does not brag too much about what he did in boston and the people in boston are not bragging either. >> which is your take -- what is your take? >> the one president obama has. >> their massachusetts with their state plan. they have their own plan because they are working people. they didn't like it in massachusetts and they didn't like it countrywide. but they did the same thing in boston. that is why he was a one-term president. i listened to him today. he has all of the plant and he is going to be the merkel person. listen -- i have an income of under $30,000 a year. i pay more in taxes to a man is sent his money out of the country because he doesn't want to help pay the kind of taxes i pay because it's wonderful country. >> you said you were on the fence and it sounds like you are pretty firmly in obama's corner. >> i have listened to him. anybody that is me, me, me, i'm the merkel man -- he is bragging too much. >> we go next to a supporter of mayor romney in the so
, florida. there's boston, massachusetts. there's the san francisco bay area. there is seattle, up in washington state. there's san diego. there's tampa, florida in the st. petersburg area. there's baltimore, maryland. there's the virginia beach area, that metro area including norfolk. there is jacksonville, florida. and, of course, there is new orleans. so pop quiz. what do all of these large american cities have in common? you can cheat by looking at this map. what do all of these large american population centers have in common? the answer is that all of these major american cities are right on the edge of america. right on the coastal edge, up next to the sea. now, you could also add even some more major cities to this list if you wanted to. places like philadelphia or washington, d.c. or houston or providence, rhode island. those are all sort of coastal cities, too, in the sense that they are near the coast and they're on waterways. just for the sake of argument, let's not even include those. let's just be narrowly focused here, talking narrowly about big populous metropolitan
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20 to 27-mile-per-hour winds back through grand rapids, pittsburgh on into atlantic city, boston, and syracuse, it's going to stay gusty through this afternoon and on into this evening. >> good morning, chilly weather following the aftermath of hurricane sandy, 54 degrees will be a high temperature today and it is still busy -- breezy >>> that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you very mu. >>> even as new york city struggles to recover from sandy, it's going ahead with one of the biggest events every year. mayor michael bloomberg says the new york city marathon will take place this sunday as scheduled. but not everyone is onboard with that decision. mary wittenberg is the ceo and president of the group that organizes the marathon. good morning. nice to see you. >> good morning, matt. >> were you in agreement with this decision? >> once the mayor said let's go forward. we're here to support the city, ready to do whatever we can. >> if he said to you, mary, do you think it's a good idea? would you have had said yes or no? >> i would say, what come sunday would be the best f
, the washington wizards take on the boston celtics. it's the home opener for the team. we want them to do well. tickets start at $10. there's no reason for not being there. >> it's saturday with the wizards. sunday? >> we are going to see the d.c. ride. it's in the fourth year. folks really want to put on their vintage finery, lots of tweed, shorts. you can see they look adorable. they go for a morning bike ride around washington, d.c. it's a lot of fun. a party at the brickston. >> where do they gather for that? >> you register ott dctweedride and they will e-mail you. it's free to register. >> dctweedride.event. >> finally, next week, celebrating election day. >> that's right. it's an important election. after you voted, get on and watch the results roll in with other folks who are like minded. there are a couple parties. there's going to be an awesome, nonpartisan event at the press club. it's $15. it will include a buffet. then penn social is a fun place to play t-ball, do trivia, watch the elections on a 22-foot screen. >> any admission? >> wear the i voted sticker. there are a lot more e
. throwback uniforms going to are worn, 1937 the year the boston redskins moved to washington and won their first national championship. the players actually digging the new throwback threads. and having all the alumni around. >> we're wearing the throwback uniforms, seeing the guys around the building. i seen clinton this morning. actually seen greg block, my old defensive coordinator is here. it's a good feeling. you definitely want to show well in front of your big brothers. >> what do you think of the helmets? those are awesome. >> they're cool. they've got the leather look to them. i'm excited to wear them. >> i don't know how i feel about the helmet yet. it looks a little different to me. we look like the tampa bay a little bit. i'm excited to wear the uniforms. the uniforms look pretty vicious. >> i'm a little indifferent in terms of the helmets. >> i like niles paul's beard. is that a cool beard? he's all right. he's working that. >> i always wonder how he has the nice sheen to it as well. >> he's working on it. >> maybe one of these days we'll -- >> the reason why we don't kn
of wrestling outloud with making these choices. knowing what we know does philadelphia, does boston, does new york have to use a changed municipal math to run its daily affairs because of threats of these kinds of things? joe romm? >> well, i think as governor cuomo said, it's a new normal but we have old infrastructure. i think if f you listen to client scientists -- if we had listened to climate scientists who worned, no could flood like this, that storm surges were going to increase as the sea levels rose because ofgob waming and because of more intense storms we might have prevented it. now i think we need to listen to climate scientists who are warning that sea levels could rise, two feet-- as you heard-- by the middle of the century but three, four, five and six feet by the end of the century. so our choices are twofold. we should reduce greenhouse gas emissions so we're on the low end of future warming estimates and secondly we've got to start preparing for the storms that we are stuck with, like hurricane sandy. >> suarez: he used the word "prudence. whats prudent at ts point? >> that
: you just went to boston-- or to massachusetts to endorse elizabeth warren. >> yes. >> rose: who at one time thought might head up the consumer protection agency. that was not to be. >> right. >> rose: she wasn't even nominated by the president. >> right, right. >> rose: why did you endorse her? not that you shouldn't have, but why did you? >> she's my friend and i worked with her a lot. well, she was actually an advisory committee i set up at the f.d.i.c.,to advicous consumer issues and how to make the banking system more accessible to lower income people. she was a tremendous help in that. and i worked with her when she became the chairman of the congressional oversight panel, nancy pelosi appointment, and we agreed a lot on some of the misuse of tarp funds. and when she became the special adviser to the consumer bureau, i was very supportive of the consumer bureau and tried to make sure the resources of the f.d.i.c. were there early on. we had several years of working together. we don't-- probably on fiscal promise wedisagree a lot. on regulatory policy, consumer protection in partic
boston at the time when this frankenstorm came along and thought, wow, are we leaving. but we left, and the captain said we were going to head for bermuda. and we thought, wow. anyway, off we went. and very quickly, we were into major seas. and we did head for bermuda. we ended up going on a northern track to bermuda. we were not able to get in there which was very distressing for us. >> we're seeing a picture of you and graham, my stepdad. >> oh. >> and i know you guys are quite -- your sea farers. you do a lot of this. a lot of people who are on board might not have been so experienced. so how is everybody in terms of seasickness? because even in a boat that big, even in a ship that big, 35-foot seas can make people -- even hardy sea-farers sick. how were the passengers? >> well, i think a lot of them stayed in their rooms for major parts of it. everybody had to be extremely careful. i mean, doors were swinging on the ship, and -- but they do -- i do want to say, our captain really was very concerned about our safety, and did everything he could. it's just that when you're out th
nothing between new york city and boston. hoping to get some limit service up and running today. the hope is that that will start tomorrow. but you know, across this region, they're doing all they can to get up to speed. in the meantime you've got all of these people, thousands, trying to get on buses trying to get to work. >> tom costello, thank you for staying on top of all of that. joining me now, republican congressman chris smith. congressman, thanks so much. you have had a fema briefing. >> the latest is they are trying to do everything possible but still huge gaps that have to be overcome. i'm actually now in the mayor's office of tony fiore, the township of middletown's mayor. and the real heroes, i can't stress this without enough ex-plamati ex-plamatiex p ex-pla exclamation points the mayors and those working around the clock. 200 homes or more uninhab bitable. people are cold, they're doing everything possible to you know get power back on. and you know, we're very concerned about families with small children, as well as with those with fragile, you know, elderly who could get
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-- introduced in the united states in the early 1980s. after a few years in practice in boston, i went to an abstract session at one of our national meetings. a young swiss was there, andreas gruentzig. he presented an abstract about putting a balloon catheter inside the heart, inside the arteries of the heart and blowing it up, and showed on an experimental study, that it dramatically opened the artery. i was absolutely astounded by this. it was just an enlightening experience because putting anything into the coronary arteries was forbidden prior to that time. so he was breaking the rules. it is now the largest coronary procedure done, and there are about 500 to 600,000 procedures done per year now, which is significantly more than the number of bypass operations that are done in the united states. the physician threads a catheter through an artery in the arm or the groin until it reaches the coronary arteries-- the same procedure as an angiogram. but then, the physician threads a second balloon-tipped catheter through the first. the balln is inflated, breaking uthe plaque while comp
in the 3800 block of wilson boulevard which is in the boston area. virginia dominion spokesman tells us power could be restored within the hour in fact by there. bge is reporting more than 6,000 outages and pepco within the last hour has 13 customers without power. kristin fisher is here now with more on the intense recovery effort underway now in northeast, good morning. >> reporter: up and down the coast millions of people remain in the dark. the damage in the billions of dollars. and the death toll at least 63 people. but that number is likely only going to continue to climb as new jersey and new york begin to transition from the search and rescue phase to the recovery which in many ways most folks say is more daunting. yesterday, president obama brought some hope to hard hit new jersey pledging to be in it for the long haul. he toured the garden state with governor chris christie where entire neighborhoods are still underwater. the president said his top priority, getting the power back on especially atwater filtration plants and other critical infrastructure. his second priority? transpo
with a philadelphia investment accounting firm, cook and dealer was bought by a boston financial firm, united asset management which ed eventually ran. from there he became chairman and ceo of delaware investments, a mutual management co. and next he was called in to run putnam investments in boston, even larger mutual-fund management firm that has experienced regulatory failings by the previous management. he righted that ship and eventually sold a good price for shareholders to large canadian financial firm. it was at that time we approach ed to run freddie. freddie and fanny, together with broader issues of u.s. government in housing finance is one of the major unfinished pieces of business in financial regulatory reform. is clearly an important issue. we have c-span here tonight filming this. ed has a unique perspective, the perspective of an experienced manager on the frontline and a most thoughtful public policy participant. this evening he is going to talk about where the g s es have been and what to do with them. my great pleasure to introduce ed haldeman. [applause] >> thanks so much for t
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